Zonisamide 25mg 100 Capsules

Zonisamide 25mg 100 Capsules
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Product Info:

Zonisamide treats epilepsy and other seizure disorders in dogs and cats. The exact mechanism of this medication is unknown, however, it is believed to effectively block sodium and calcium channels. As a result, zonisamide reduces the risk of epileptic seizures and better manages those seizures that do occur.


Dogs and Cats


  • Minimal side effects in comparison to other medications that treat seizures
  • Controls seizures

How it works:

The exact action in which Zonisamide for dogs and cats affects the body is unknown. However, Zonisamide is believed to block sodium channels in the brain, reducing nerve cell activity ensuring they don't fire irregularly. Zonisamide Capsules can also alter the calcium levels in the brain.


Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep this medication away from children and pets.

  • Zonisamide can be administered with or without food.
  • Always give the full capsule and do not break the capsule.
  • Consult with your veterinarian before administering Zonisamide to your pet.
  • Follow your veterinarian's exact instructions when administering Zonisamide to your pet
  • Be sure to administer the complete prescription unless told otherwise by your veterinarian to prevent relapse or the development of resistance to Zonisamide. Also, make sure your pet has enough water available when taking Zonisamide.
Pet Weight Dosage
Dogs All weights Zonisamide is started at 2.5-5 mg/lb (5-10 mg/kg) twice daily. Consult with your veterinarian to determine the correct dosage.
Cats All weights Zonisamide is started at 2.5 mg/lb (5 mg/kg) twice daily. Consult with your veterinarian to determine the correct dosage.


Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets that are pregnant or nursing, as administering this medication to pregnant pets can result in birth defects. Do not use in pets with known allergies to sulfa drugs. Wean your pet off of zonisamide gradually; stopping treatment suddenly could cause an increase in seizures. Common side effects while administering this medication include diarrhea, vomiting, sedation, ataxia, and anorexia. Finally, if you notice these or any other behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while giving this medication, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Possible Side Effects:

Adverse reactions and serious side effects are rare, however, they can occur. In the case of a more serious side effect, seek immediate veterinary attention.